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[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

The experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2015 16:39
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[Asia] Hong Kong smokers, non-smokers sceptical about effect of larger cigarette pack warnings

A signature campaign, launched to seek backing for tighter tobacco control measures in the city, has received a mixed reaction from the general public. The Food and Health Bureau wants pictorial warnings to be enlarged to cover at least 85 per cent of c
South China Morning Post
added Jun 22, 2015 17:38
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cost of a lifetime of smoking equivalent to an 800 sq ft flat, Chinese University study finds

Assuming consumption of one packet a day, Hong Kong smokers spend an average of HK$20,440 a year. Vivian Lee Wing-yan... "The money spent on cigarettes can be used on investment instead to potentially increase their assets,"..., ahead of World No Tobacco
South China Morning Post
added May 27, 2015 18:22
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[China] Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54
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[Asia, Hong Kong] E-SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE DEBATE ON E-CIGARETTES’ HK FUTURE

Hong Kong may move to ban e-cigarettes. Advocates claim it is the best alternative to reduce harm from smoking. Opponents claim the unknown makes it worth banning outright.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:19
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[Hong Kong] Customs smashes supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs smashed a supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes yesterday (March 31) at Tin Shui Wai. About 400 000 sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized on a light goods vehicle and in a storehouse. The total market val
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Beijing cracks down on smoking and queue-jumping ahead of Apec summit

'Civilisation' campaign aims to clamp down on queue-jumping and smoking / The campaign, labelled “Embracing Apec Wonderful Pekingese-Citizen Civilised Behaviour Promotion,” also promises to crack down on jaywalking, drink driving and drivers refusing to
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2014 20:18
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] news.gov.hk - Categories - Law & Order - Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m Illicit haul: Customs officers seized around 700,000 cigarettes worth $1.9 million, with a duty potential of about $1.3 million.

Officers at Man Kam To Control Point stopped an incoming cross-boundary container truck on May 6 which had declared to be carrying shoes, toys and plastic products.
news.gov.hk
added May 9, 2014 15:45
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] LETTER: 'War on smoking' will achieve same result as war on drugs

Thank you, Ms Lau. I cannot commend your cause more. However, as a smoker for nearly half a century, I have come to the conclusion that it is my choice ... History nevertheless teaches us good intention is not enough to change the world. Smoking damages
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 15:13
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Hong Kong cracks down on cigarette smuggling ring

Customs officials in Hong Kong have cracked down on a smuggling ring that delivered contraband cigarettes to its clients' homes.
BBC Online
added Nov 2, 2012 13:59
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